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Ink stone carved with a boy & water buffalo with a Weng Fang Gang mark from the 19th century. This inkstone has a simple, deep inkwell on one side and a shallow carved out area on the other side with a carving of a boy riding atop a water buffalo. It also has calligraphy and a signature in red. Three sides of the ink stone have red calligraphy. These markings include a Weng Fang Gang mark. The ink stone also has a wooden lid and base.

Dimensions for the stone are 7 1/4 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide by 1 7/8 inches high. All measurements are approximate.

Provenance: From a Boston estate. Collected in Hong Kong in the 1950's and 1960's.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/jv6tQOZ206M/

Condition

The stone has two chipped or rough corners and has been used. The wood covers are cracked in places.

Starting Bid

$600.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Ink Stone Carved w/ Boy & Cow, Weng Fang Gang Mark

Auction ended on Sun, Mar 19, 2017
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Estimate $1,200 - $1,600
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